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National Broadband Map Released

National Broadband Map Released; Connected Nation Shares Analysis

By Joe Francica, Directions Magazine, Thursday, February 17th 2011

Summary: On February 17, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) unveiled the National Broadband Map. According to the press release, the map is a “searchable nationwide map of broadband Internet availability — and the results of a new nationwide survey on broadband adoption.” Editor in chief Joe Francica contacted Connected Nation, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that is promoting broader adoption of broadband access to provide their analysis of the NTIA’s map. The comments are those of Ashley Littell, Manager of GIS Services for Connected Nation. …

For full article, visit National Broadband Map Released; Connected Nation Shares Analysis – Directions Magazine.

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All Points Commentary on House GIS Oversight Hearing

 

All Points Blog: The 2009 Federal Geospatial Data Management Oversight Hearing

Last week the House Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources held an oversight hearing on “Federal Geospatial Data Management.” The committee led by Rep. Jim Costa, heard testimony from federal, state, private industry and professional organization representatives. Our editors look at what was said and what the hearing may mean for the future.

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